Caltrain Wi-Fi installation

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation

Caltrain/Amtrak employees mount antennas on Caltrain cars at railyard in San Francisco.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Roof antenna installation

 

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Roof antenna installation

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Signal bridge

A signal bridge near the Millbrae, Calif., station provides a location for a single radio/antenna facing south. Signal bridges make excellent antenna sites because of their commanding view of the tracks.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Signal bridge

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Millbrae transceiver

Near the Millbrae, Calif., station, a worker mounts a transceiver and antenna to the signal bridge.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Millbrae transceiver

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Belmont

Workers erect a new pole near the Belmont station to mount north- and south-facing antennas.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Belmont

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos

Caltrain Bullet train stopped at San Carlos, Calif., station.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos - 2

At the San Carlos, Calif., station, workers install antennas.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos - 2

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos - 3

 

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos - 3

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos - 4

At the San Carlos, Calif., station, north- and south-facing antennas communicate to the train, while a third antenna provides point-to-point backhaul.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - San Carlos - 4

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Palo Alto

Along the Caltrain right of way near Palo Alto, Calif., workers dig a cable trench to the base station location.

Caltrain Wi-Fi installation - Palo Alto

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